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About Cassie

Cassie Wilkins is a writer, photographer, designer and all round travel aficionado. Born and bred in wet and windy Britain, 3 years ago she left her cushy life as a travel agent in pursuit of sunnier climes and has been right at home in the bohemian paradise of Otres beach ever since. These days she works as a freelance writer and travel planner, spreading the word about her adopted home and encouraging as many people as possible to come and see the wonders of the kingdom for themselves. Follow her on instagram at casasoodledoo for a glimpse of Cambodian life and crazy adventures.

Christmas in Sihanoukville 2016

With only a week to go until the most magical day of the year, here in Sihanoukville preparations are fully underway to make it a Cambodian Christmas to remember. From a traditional turkey with all the trimmings, to inspired Asian/Western … Continue reading

The best backpacker hostels on Otres

The beautiful white sandy beaches of Otres are home to some of the best backpacker hostels in Southern Cambodia. The laid-back cousin of Sihanoukville, Otres is famous for its chilled vibes and rustic charm. While those seeking hot showers, AC, … Continue reading

Which Cambodian island paradise is right for you?

With azure seas lapping at white sandy beaches, palm trees, and a horizon dotted with tropical islands, southern Cambodia is reminiscent of Thailand of days gone by. Thoughts of Cambodia normally conjure up images of temples, yellow-robed monks, and children … Continue reading